BUILDING SYSTEMS CONSULTING

Leadership

Telios’ leadership has evolved from both organic professional development and hand-selected industry experience all with in-depth knowledge of building systems and with a hands-on attitude.  Those who came from industry were consciously selected to join the team with diverse backgrounds, including corporate facilities, construction and business ownership.  A multitude of building system viewpoints allows Telios the ability to engage the right talent for each project need.

The leadership of Telios brings expertise in engineering and technology design, construction services and project management with practical construction application.  With specialization on diverse project types including data centers, healthcare, central utility plants, industrial, corporate campuses, and sustainable energy solutions, Telios’ leaders keep pace with our founding values of progressive solutions.

The hands-on attitude of leadership sets not only the internal example, but also the ease for which a client can receive readily available counsel to engineer or manage their building systems design and construction.

Telios provides design for building systems including MEP Engineering, technology design, commissioning, LEED consulting, solar power, fuel cell energy and construction administration for corporate headquarters and commercial campuses buildings. Located in Dallas, Texas and Houston Texas, Telios has provided engineering design across the US.

Shannon McCall, PE, LEED AP

President

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Shannon founded Telios in 2002.  Having roots in both engineering design and then construction, he founded the firm on values rooted in listening first and then consulting and designing to the owner’s business model.  Driven by identifying client needs he has lead the firm in expanding service areas from MEP engineering design to integrated building systems, energy and technology solutions and enhanced construction administration and commissioning services.  With an entrepreneurial approach and boots on the ground, he leads the firm in “how to listen”, embrace innovation, and develop skills that enhance the staffs’ talents and skills.

 
LinkedIn Email smccall@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email smccall@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

When our clients engage us, they are looking for value and experience versus a project.  The team process is about the human engagement of how we interact, solve, mentor and communicate to produce client-centered solutions.

 
A Houston MEP engineering firm,Telios provides design for building systems including MEPeEngineering, technology design, commissioning, LEED consulting and construction administration for large complex buildings.

Brian Peterson, PE, LEED AP

Executive Vice President

Chief Operating Officer

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Brian is a partner and Executive Vice President of Telios. Responsible for the Houston office, he focuses on building ongoing relationships and a culture of trust, accountability and innovation. As a problem solver, Brian listens and communicates to fully understand the goals of each project, including post construction operations, to provide the optimal range of solutions. Based on “value” project delivery, he maintains involvement in project management providing experience, expertise and mentoring to Telios’ future leaders.

 
LinkedIn Email bpeterson@teliospc.com Phone 281-265-1636
LinkedIn Email bpeterson@teliospc.com Phone 281-265-1636

Brian has been a great partner, who relentlessly cares for both the development of our team, and the needs of our clients.  Life is blessed, when you can also call your partner a friend.

 
Telios provides technology design for low voltage systems, structured cabling design, AV, data and communication, security and DAS systems

Michael Hosti, RCDD

Vice President of Technology

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Michael serves as Telios’ Vice President of Technology Services. He has built the technology design team in both Dallas and Houston offices. With over 25 years of experience as a designer and cabling contractor for telecommunications and security.  He is a firm leader in integrating all building systems.

 
LinkedIn Email mhosti@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email mhosti@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

Michael’s energy and enthusiasm for projects is contagious.  He works tirelessly to not only lead the firm and deliver great low voltage designs and integration, but is constantly watching the market for new developments.  Everyone smiles and respects his excitement for the business.

 
Telios provides construction administration, commissioning, and construction management for MEP building systems and technology systems.

Rodney Wortham

Executive Vice President

Telios Construction Management, LLC

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Rodney is a Master Electrician, Certified Commissioning Agent (CxA), and a Level I Thermographer. He has experience as a contractor, facilities engineer and commissioning agent in many different commercial and industrial systems.

As Vice President of construction services, Rodney leads a team of MEP construction administrators, construction managers, and commissioning agents.

 
LinkedIn Email rwortham@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email rwortham@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

Rodney brings a steady hand to all projects.  He comfortably engages with business owners, and subcontractors with equal respect.  He has a gift to effortlessly lead and encourage people to want to be their best:  The truest path to a successful project.

 
Telios provides building systems design for interior and shell building corporate clients. MEP Engineering, technology design, commissioning, LEED consulting and construction administration for large complex buildings.

Nick Davis, PE

Associate

Corporate Commercial

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Nick’s technical design ability is complemented by his natural ability to collaborate with each team member.   He has consistently shown the ability to lead and balance the owner’s business goals, technical scope, budget, life cycle costs, and environmental impacts.

Nick has been responsible for projects ranging in scope from 10k sf corporate interior renovation to over 2 million sf ground up new campus developments.

 
LinkedIn Email ndavis@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email ndavis@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

Nick is a guy that you want to work with every day.  His first response is a smile, and “how can I help?”  He is humble by nature, and yet has proven technical skills, beyond his years.  He is a great business asset to any project, and also a person that makes life enjoyable.

 
Telios MEP engineers provide sustainable engineering for energy system who considers solar, wind, fuel cell design. MEP Engineering, technology design, commissioning, LEED consulting and construction administration for large complex buildings.

Dakota Kelley, PE

Associate

Energy Development

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Dakota Kelley joined Telios as the firm’s senior energy modeler working on LEED projects, commissioning, indoor air quality audits, energy studies, lifecycle cost analyses, and ASHRAE energy audits.  He currently holds a master’s degree in Architectural Engineering from the University of Nebraska.  His academic and professional emphasis includes mechanical systems, energy efficiency, and architectural acoustics.

In 2011, he moved to the mission critical department as the mechanical design and commissioning lead. Having designed and commissioned over 20MW of capacity for colocation and enterprise clients, he in an expert in central plant design, building automation, and high density cooling and containment systems.

 
LinkedIn Email dakotak@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email dakotak@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

Dakota’s ability to track project details and articulate technical subject is unequalled.  He can effortlessly discuss the most technical matters of an energy model or design, and then subtly and artfully toss in a current event to the conversation that will catch you off guard and make you laugh.

 
Telios Houston provides MEP engineering design for interior and shell building corporate clients. Other design services include mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, technology design, commissioning, LEED consulting and construction administration for large complex buildings.

Amanda Kirkwood, PE

Associate

Institutional, Corporate Commercial

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As an electrical engineer, Amanda’s experience and education combine strong technical and analytical acumen with excellent communication skills.  With broad knowledge of every aspect of building construction planning and execution, Amanda has significant experience in a variety of markets including institutional, healthcare, hospitality, commercial, worship and entertainment, in both new construction and renovation.

 
LinkedIn Email akirkwood@teliospc.com Phone 281-265-1636
LinkedIn Email akirkwood@teliospc.com Phone 281-265-1636

Amanda holds ‘life in a paper cup.’  She cares; she leads; she will be one of the first to navigate a challenge.  She does all these and more with the best attitude, and thus clients ask for her to manage projects time, and time again.

 
Telios engineers provides MEP engineering for senior living facilities including memory care, assisted living, skilled nursing and CCRC facilities. Services include MEP Engineering, technology design, commissioning, LEED consulting and construction administration for large complex buildings.

Marcus Meng, PE

Associate

Senior Living / Multi-Family / Hospitality

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Marcus joined Telios early in his career as an engineer-in-training, specializing in electrical design. His critical thinking, attention to detail, and ability to work with clients, has positioned him in team leadership roles.

Marcus leads the firm’s efforts in Senior Living facility design.  His collective experience with senior living, healthcare and large corporate campus facilities, equips him to address complex solutions and manage multifaceted teams from design through construction.

 
LinkedIn Email mmeng@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email mmeng@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

Marcus personifies ‘Listen-Solve.’  Quiet by nature, he earnestly listens very closely, and then has consistently provided holistic, level solutions to various aspects of projects and business.  His voice is consistently respected both within Telios and the market-at-large.

 
Telios provides integrated MEP Engineering and structured cabling design and commissioning, LEED consulting and construction administration for data centers, network operations centers, and mission critical facilities.

Mason McPike, PE, LEED AP

Principal

Mission Critical

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Having joined Telios in 2004, Mason was promoted to principal in 2012 and leads both mission critical: engineering and mission critical: commissioning teams.  Even though Mason is a principal, he remains very hands-on to all mission critical projects.  His diverse background in MEP and structured cabling systems allows him to lead true building systems integration.

 
LinkedIn Email mmcpike@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email mmcpike@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

Mason’s ability to focus on details is respected by both clients and Telios alike.  He deeply cares and has a great passion for the mission critical community at-large, and is constantly traveling coast-to-coast to remain engaged in project delivery and to appreciate the trends that develop at the many conferences.

 
Telios provides building systems design for interior and shell building corporate clients. MEP Engineering, technology design, commissioning, LEED consulting and construction administration for large complex buildings.

Deb Kirksmith

Director of Business Development Dallas

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Deborah has over twenty five years of experience in the A/E/C industry, strategically aligning the firm to the changing demands of the market and tailoring services to each client’s unique set of qualities.  The clients’ goals drive strategy and approach while professional relationships and understanding market drivers, combined with responsible building system design solutions, create value in the design process through construction.

 
LinkedIn Email dkirksmith@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email dkirksmith@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

Deb joined Telios to help promote the firm, and communicate market opportunities, a role that stereotypically is viewed – superficial.  Her importance is anything, but superficial.  She deeply and genuinely cares about both our clients, and the Telios family, and tirelessly works to enrich all of our lives with heart-felt, genuine and long-term relationships.  A gift, we all will appreciate.

 
Telios provides technology design for low voltage systems, structured cabling design, AV, data and communication, security and DAS systems.

Mark Culpepper, RCDD

Associate, Technology

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Mark brings over 30 years of experience as a cabling contractor, telecommunications and security design, and integrator.  Mark’s experience is complemented by his sense for team collaboration, appreciating the ‘big picture,’ and ultimately project execution.

Mark’s diverse experience includes technology projects for companies such as American Airlines, State Farm, Toyota, Liberty Mutual, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Texas Health Resources, Dignity Healthcare, and UBS Warburg.

 
LinkedIn Email mculpepper@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email mculpepper@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

Occasionally, you will hear a Telios employee state we are ‘comfortable in boots and the board room.’

If you are in boots . . . Mark is the guy that ‘gets’er done.’

If you are in the boardroom . . . Mark is the professional integrator, that you want executing your projects.

Mark will bring experience, skill and a smile to every effort, regardless of how big the challenge.  Schedules and decisions drive Mark each and every day.

 
Telios provides engineering design for automotive, industrial, manufacturing clients. Building systems include MEP Engineering, technology design, commissioning, LEED consulting and construction administration for large complex buildings.

Jerrad Boyle, PE

Associate

Healthcare/Industrial/Institutional

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Jerrad joined Telios in May 2008 as an engineer-in-training, specializing in electrical design. He has a broad spectrum of experience, including large complex hospitals, industrial, warehouse, and office.  He has developed from those first days as a new graduate to an Associate now leading a design team.

 
LinkedIn Email jboyle@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email jboyle@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

Though Jerrad is a professional engineer and business leader, Jerrad’s true affinity is the field.  He was mentored by his father, a well-respected general contractor, and though he remains focused in engineering, he delivers client’s project success by befriending and working alongside those in the field installing Telios’ designs.

 
Telios provides building systems design for interior and shell building healthcare clients in Houston. . MEP Engineering, technology design, commissioning, LEED consulting and construction administration.

Ben Willey, PE, LEED AP

Associate

Healthcare / Commercial

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Ben is a project and team manager. He takes a practical and sustainable approach to design solutions, aligning with the owner’s business goals, cost of operating needs and exit strategy. He takes nothing for granted and performs thorough field investigations of existing systems to understand conditions before developing appropriate solutions.

He has significant experience in healthcare and commercial projects, from ground up, to renovation.

 
LinkedIn Email bwilley@teliospc.com Phone 281-265-1636
LinkedIn Email bwilley@teliospc.com Phone 281-265-1636

Ben is the consummate professional that you will also want to have dinner with.  He effortlessly remains technically and socially current.  As a client, you will find he is very easy to engage your project’s priorities; he will remain sensitive to schedule and budget, and he, personally, provides a great deal of technical depth.

 
Telios provides building systems design for interior and shell building corporate clients. MEP Engineering, technology design, commissioning, LEED consulting and construction administration for large complex buildings.

Russell Moore, PE, LEED AP

Chief Financial Officer

Telios Corporation and Telios Construction Management, LLC

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Russell joined Telios in 2004 as the second employee in the Houston office.  After working for six years as a project manager, he relocated to Telios’ Dallas office and assumed a corporate operations role, as our Chief Financial Officer. Utilizing his experience with client relations and project management, his current responsibilities as a principal, include day-to-day business operations with a focus on strategic corporate growth.

 
LinkedIn Email rmoore@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email rmoore@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

Russell brings a great deal of depth and capability to his operational duties.   Navigating his career first as an engineer, then a project manager and now CFO, Russell personally appreciates the challenges of project delivery, and the business demands of architects, developers and owners.  He and his staff not only provide the firm operational support, but he mentors our managers from an in-the-trench viewpoint and strives for consistent and equitable transactions that has a long-term focus.

 
Houston,Telios provides building systems design for interior and shell building corporate clients. MEP Engineering, technology design, commissioning, LEED consulting and construction administration for large complex buildings.

Arlis Brodie

Director Business Development Houston

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With over 20 years’ experience in commercial real estate and the A/E/C industry, Arlis works to strategically align the firm to the often-changing market. By building relationships and understanding clients’ goals, we are able to design appropriate system solutions that create lasting value.

 
LinkedIn Email abrodie@teliospc.com Phone 281-265-1636
LinkedIn Email abrodie@teliospc.com Phone 281-265-1636

Arlis has an incredulous network of relationships.  She has tirelessly interacted at all levels of our industry for many years, and thus she not only assists and mentors the Telios team, but many times we find she assists our clients with networking opportunities as well.

 
Telios provides construction administration for building systems for interior and shell building clients. Commissioning and construction management for MEP and technology systems, data center commissioning, and LEED consulting.

Brad Rogers

President

Telios Construction Management, LLC

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Brad has over 35 years of experience in construction including field estimating, project management, preconstruction and executive management. He brings first-hand knowledge of not only means-and-methods, but supply channels, procurement strategies, value engineering, and managing trades within the field, all in an effort to find value for the Client.

 
LinkedIn Email brogers@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199
LinkedIn Email brogers@teliospc.com Phone 214-744-6199

There are few personalities with as broad of building systems experiences as Brad.  Starting as a plumber, truly installing pipe in the ground, he expanded his field experience to include mechanical systems, worked his way into estimating, a college education, project management, and vice president in construction.  He has worked for one of the largest air-conditioning manufacturers in the country, and now leads Telios’ efforts into construction management of building systems.  Few can view a project as Brad does; few can see the value, and the ‘project opportunities’ as proficiently.